Inscription: Pricked on underside:  F.C.S.; Engraved on underside:  N° 31 (inventory number) and 20=8 (scratch weight)
Marking:  FA (maker's mark for Thomas Farren);
 lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
 Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
 u (date letter for 1715).
Location of marks:
Stamped on underside of rim
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until 1993; sold to Wrightsman ] ; Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (1993–2012; to MMA)